Tag Archives: Matthew Thurber

“The Creative Act Shall Always Triumph Over the Death Culture of Capital”: An Interview with Matthew Thurber

In this sometimes contentious discussion, the creator of Art Comic talks about the evils of capitalism, his love of Surrealism, why no artist should move to New York, and the to-be-welcomed destruction of official art history. Continue reading

 

Episode 20: Matthew Thurber

The Infomaniacs and Art Comic creator discusses comics pedagogy, Rolling Blackouts, Victoria Lomasko, Michael McMillan, Dickens, Fantômas … this one goes everywhere. Continue reading

 

2014’s Critic of the Year!

The title says it all. Or does it? Continue reading

 

Letter to a Young Cartoonist

What is the meaning of the Internet? And what can be done about it? I am 36. Like Virgil in Dante’s Inferno I come from Another Time, the pre-Internet era, to guide you, Young Cartoonist, through the architecture of Hell. Continue reading

 

“Let Your Dreams Touch Air”: An Interview with Carlos Gonzalez

Carlos Gonzalez is an deeply inspirational figure in the underground comics and music scene. His influence is manifest in much of the genre and horror-driven work that appears in the current generation, but his presence seems to be more of a rumor, even a legend. Continue reading

 

“I Just Like Hybrid Activity”: The Matthew Thurber Interview

The 1-800-MICE creator talks about Dada, performance art, Dungeons & Dragons, making music, making money, and interning for Dame Darcy. Continue reading

 

2011: A Year in Comic Ambition.

The first GRID of the new year looks at a handful of comics and graphic novels from 2011. Continue reading